Idavela (, ) is a 1982 Malayalam teen film written by Padmarajan and directed by Mohan. It stars Ashokan, Idavela Babu and Nalini in the lead roles. It was the debut film of Idavela Babu, who got his screenname through this film.


The film starts out as a campus story involving four boys, Thomas (Ashokan), Ravi (Idavela Babu), Alosius and Swami. There is the usual pranks that the boys of the age do, although the movie doesn't just revolve around these. The second half of the movie takes us to scenic locales of Munnar. The second half also introduces the major female character, Molu. The movie centres around the problems faced by them in a hotel in Munnar.